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6. Limitations and advantages

6.1 Limitations

The implementation of Virtualfs is based on the weak_alias concept which have some limitations. Here they are

6.2 Advantages

The major advantage (of the current implementation) is that it is very simple to add new drivers. Further, it allows the per process per user configuration, which is a key aspect.

Another advantage is that it works right now and solve a real problem which is the transparent access to floppy and CDs.


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